Best Places to Live

Boulder, CO

Population: 103,919
LIV
SCORE
636

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At the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and more than a mile above sea level is Boulder, which has appeared on the Best Places to Live list four straight years. The local University of Colorado and its atmosphere is bolstered by nightlife venues, top restaurants and a four-block Pearl Street Mall, and the community ranks high in categories like entrepreneurial startups, health, microbreweries, outdoor recreation and research.

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Boulder, CO Ranking Data

Civic
70
Demographics
26
Economy
48
Education
67
Health
61
Housing
58
Infrastructure
67